Islamic New Year holiday announced for UAE private sector

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Sunday, August 23 will be an official paid holiday for private-sector employees in the UAE to mark the Hijri New Year.

The announcement was made by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE).

This matches the earlier announcement made by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, which applies to federal entities.

Regular working hours will resume on Monday, August 24.

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